The Southern finds some sun on a mostly cloudy November afternoon.
Westbound coal train 694 leans into the curve at MP 300 as it passes an eastbound empty ballast train. The HERZOG cars have solar/GPS panels that pinpoint the locations for dumping.
Slowly cresting the grade, this westbound loaded coal train continues its journey across the Pittsburgh Line.
NS 9939, Built 10/2004, Builder Number 55385, Order Number 1972, Batch Number 1972-127.
Here we see C7B on the rear end of the 694 preparing to help assist moving the train up and out of the river bed. Helpers are needed to shove loaded coal trains from the Drawbridge up to Rockport... (more)